Old Town Alexandria: Building A Crystal Garden

Old Town Alexandria: Building A Crystal Garden

There is a little shop on one's walking travels called Olde Towne Gemstones in Alexandria down by the riverfront. Owned since 1975, the owner carries crystals, minerals and fossil specimens from around the world. Not only is this shop literally a treasure trove- the owner is an encyclopedia  of local lore and a fixture in the community.

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Lululemon Murders

Lululemon Murders

The March 2011 murderous assault referred to by the press as the Lululemon murders was particularly to the world for several reasons: first, because of its unusual cruelty, and secondly, because of its unlikely perpetrator. The incident shocked the well-to-do community of Bethesda, Maryland, town with a low crime rate that sits close to Washington, D.C., and ended in a life sentence for its perpetrator, Brittany Norwood. 

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